UACES Facebook 4-H Center’s Holiday Helpings program returns for Easter
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4-H Center’s Holiday Helpings program returns for Easter

By Ryan McGeeney
U of A System Division of Agriculture
April 12, 2019 

Fast Facts:

  • Complete dinners or a la cart items available for Easter weekend dinners
  • Call 501-821-4444, or order online at
  • Orders must be placed by 4 p.m., April 16

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LITTLE ROCK – The C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center is offering families a chance to take the cooking stress out of the Easter holiday weekend with the return of the Holiday Helpings program.

Easter Holiday Helpings

The program, initially introduced for the Thanksgiving holiday in 2018 and again for Christmas, provides both complete dinner and a la cart options, including sliced roast turkey, country ham and pork tenderloin dinners that should feed a group of five to six people.

Marshall Robertson, marketing specialist for the Vines Center, said the program has proved popular with families in the area.

“This is a relatively new program, developed by the folks here at The Vines Center for the purpose of supporting the Arkansas 4-H Foundation,” Robertson said. “Our goal is to promote the dining offerings of the center while also providing service to the local community through offering to help alleviate stresses that can come along with preparing meals during holidays.”

Full dinners, which include entrees, gravy, dressing, a choice of two sides and a dozen dinner rolls, are priced at $80.  Additional turkey, ham and pork tenderloin, as well as dressing and vegetables in 32 ounce containers, can be purchased individually.

To order, call 501-821-4444, or order online at Orders must be placed by 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, and picked up by noon, Saturday, April 20. Orders must be paid in full at the time they are placed. 

To learn about the Vines Center, visit To learn more about Arkansas 4-H, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service agent or visit Follow us on Twitter at @UAEX_edu.


About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.

The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.  

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Media Contact: Ryan McGeeney
Communication Services
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2120